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The candidate has created a "menstruation moment" with his apparent implication (later denied) that a Fox News anchor who asked tough questions was having her period.
Aug. 11, 2015
In an effort to meet EPA regulations, conserve water and prevent algae growth in the Los Angeles Reservoir, officials are using 96 million plastic balls to cover the water's surface.
Aug. 11, 2015
A federal judge isn't swayed by concerns that voters could be pressured to cast ballots for certain candidates and post the proof on social media. He says the law violates guarantees of free speech.
Aug. 11, 2015
Smith, who is the process of trying to resurrect his career with the Jets, will miss six to 10 weeks with the injury.
Aug. 11, 2015
The parent company of Columbia House, the music-subscription king of the '80s and '90s, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Two NPR music editors remember the good and the bad.
Aug. 11, 2015
Iran will need at least a year to produce the material needed for a bomb, up from the current two or three months, the president says. But he acknowledges that those limitations will fall away.
Aug. 11, 2015
Some companies think microalgae could be the alternative protein of the future, but can it top plant proteins?
Aug. 11, 2015
President Robert Mugabe made his first public statement about the lion's death, saying his compatriots must protect their country's natural resources from foreign "vandals."
Aug. 11, 2015
China lowered the value of the yuan, and that sent all sorts of prices lower. So you may soon be paying less for gas, food and lumber. But there are downsides too: U.S. stocks fell hard.
Aug. 11, 2015
Larry Lessig wants to crowdsource $1 million for his White House bid, which he says he would use to bring attention to political money and "fix this rigged system."
Aug. 11, 2015
A Spanish billionaire had the painting on his yacht, but wanted to sell it in Europe. Spanish authorities intervened, calling the Picasso a "national treasure" that can't be sold abroad.
Aug. 11, 2015
University of Virginia student Martese Johnson was left with blood covering his face after his arrest. His injuries required 10 stitches.
Aug. 11, 2015
"Frankly, we've done a pretty good job on some big pieces of business, which then allows me also to focus on some issues that we might have been working on quietly," Obama told NPR.
Aug. 11, 2015
Among heating lamps and sneeze-guards, you could just meet the next president. Candidates love the chain because they're ubiquitous and cheap.
Aug. 11, 2015
Controllers who were closely monitored averaged 5.8 hours of sleep a day during the work week. But the number of hours dropped to 3.25 ahead of midnight shifts.
Aug. 11, 2015
Federal authorities say hackers from Ukraine and securities traders in the U.S. teamed up to steal more than 150,000 confidential press releases before they became public information.
Aug. 11, 2015
Hundreds of residents were evacuated after the World War II-era bomb was discovered at a construction site. Seniors in the area were reminded of their wartime experiences as children during the Blitz.
Aug. 11, 2015
The samples from the championships held in Helsinki and Osaka had been stored under a revised anti-doping policy that provides for retesting.
Aug. 11, 2015
For the president, it seems, there is no logic in a moderate course on the Iran deal. In an interview with NPR, he is laughing at his critics' arguments and treating his opponents with scorn.
Aug. 11, 2015
Reformers of the 19th century warned that taking a tea break would steer Irish peasant women to thoughts of revolutionary feminism.
Aug. 11, 2015

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